1935 – 2014

WELLESLEY, Mass. — Jane Broughton Blau of Weld and Wellesley, Mass., died Thursday, Dec. 18.

Born Jan. 8, 1935, in Lynn, Mass., she was a daughter of Frederick Paine Broughton and Mildred Smith Broughton, and the sister of Susan B. Crawford of Wellesley, Mass. She grew up in Swampscott, Mass., and graduated from Swampscott High School and Mount Holyoke College.

She worked as an industrial chemist at the consulting firm, Arthur D. Little Inc., until she married Henry H. Blau Jr., in 1958.

Her children are Janet Blau Cobb (Danny) of Shrewsbury, Mass., Henry H. Blau III of Newbury, N.H., and Peter B. Blau (Cristina) of Concord, Mass.; and grandchildren, Daniel S. Cobb Jr., Lindsey P. Cobb, Peter B. Blau Jr. and Andrew C. Blau.

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